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Swedesboro Library Happenings

Register for your favorite programs!


Sewing classes for adults – Wednesdays, Feb. 15 – 6:30 p.m. Try your hand at some fun sewing projects. Some experience necessary. Please bring your own sewing machine. Space is limited, please register. Any questions please call 856-467-0111.

Adult Book Club – The adult book club will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 28 – 7 p.m. The adult book club meets the last Tuesday of each month unless otherwise specified. February’s selection will be Seven Sisters by Lucinda Reilly.

Computer Classes – Coming in February – Session 1: Thursday, Feb. 23 through Saturday, April 15. Session 2: Thursday, April 20 through Saturday, June 10. Thursday’s time will be 6-8:30 p.m. Saturdays will be 10 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. Call the library to register or get more information


Maker Space Club – new!This club will host a variety of activities, from technology to magnets to science experiments to art! Call 856-467-0111 for more information

Teen/Tween Book Club – The Teen/Tween book club will be on Thursday, Feb. 9 – 7 p.m. Our book club meets the second Thursday of each month unless otherwise specified. February’s selection will be Ostrich Boys by Keith Gray.

Teen/Tween Writers’ Club – Monday, Feb. 13 – 7 p.m. Do you love writing? Join us on the second Mondays of each month. This time will be devoted to writing! You can work on your own writing or pull ideas from our binder. Your writings may be published in our Teen Express Literary Magazine.

Teen/Tween Gaming – Join us Thursday, Feb. 16 – 6:30 p.m. Play Xbox, Wii, DS’s, and traditional board and card games. Bring a friend and have a great time!

Anime Club – Monday, Feb. 27 –  5 p.m. Anime meets on the fourth Mondays at 5 p.m. Feel free to come dressed in costume. You can also bring Pokemon cards or Yu Gi Oh cards to play, watch an Anime movie/show and/or draw Manga characters.

Teen Advisory Board – We welcome teens to join our Teen Advisory Board. Be a Literacy Buddy and work with children, learn library skills, or help plan teen activities. Do you enjoy writing? Learn to write reviews and create a quarterly teen newsletter. Call 467-0111 for information on how you can volunteer or become an active member.

Literacy Buddies – Looking for teens interested in being a literacy buddy. Teens will work one-on-one with a child who needs help learning English, learning to read, or needs help with  homework. Commitment is one hour a week. Call 856-467-0111 if you are interested.


FURever as Friends – Mondays. Feb. 6 & 20 – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Visit with our therapy animals, read to them, share a picture book, brush them, and/or give them a treat. Some of our animals even do tricks! Registration is not required. Permission slips to visit our animals are available at the front desk.

Literacy Buddies – Does your child need help with homework, reading or learning English – call us at 856-467-0111 and we will try to match your child with a teen one hour a week.

Toddlers & Babies:

Tuesday Story Time – Story Time is a fun time! Hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft! We meet on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, Feb. 7, 14, 21, & 28). Story Time is best suited for children ages 2-1/2 to 5 years of age. Registration required.

Wednesday Story Time and Dance – Join the fun Wednesday morning story times.  Wednesday morning story time meets at 10:30 a.m. February dates are Feb. 8, 15, & 22 – Library meeting Room. Registration required.

Baby Music Time – “Sing, Dance, and Play” – Bring your baby to a fun time of music – familiar songs, activities and fingerplays. Baby Time will be held on Thursday, Feb. 16 – 10:30 a.m. Registration required.

Toddler Music Time – “Sing, Dance, and Play” – Your toddler will enjoy a fun time marching, playing instruments, learning fingerplays, and singing familiar songs. This month’s dates are Thursday, Feb. 9 – 10:30 a.m. Registration is required as space is limited.

Please register for all programs by calling 467-0111 or you can register online at www.gcls.org.

Please register for all programs – space is limited!


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